Furnace Repair in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating and Electric is the first HVAC company to call when you have a furnace repair need. Whether you have a gas furnace or an electric furnace, we provide excellent HVAC system repair, maintenance and installation services. We are your go-to experts for furnace services in Buffalo Grove, IL and the surrounding communities.

Signs You Need Heating Services


Most furnaces are dependable until they start to break down. At that point, their reliability becomes questionable. Here are some scenarios you may encounter when you’re in need of HVAC services from a heating and air conditioning contractor.

Uneven heating

When your furnace is not able to heat your entire home, there is a problem. It could be any of a number of issues, from a broken blower motor to air ducts that have been damaged.

Short cycling

Short cycling can damage your furnace quickly. Short cycling occurs when the HVAC unit turns on, shuts off a short time later and starts the cycle again in a few minutes. The rapid turning on and off of the unit causes major wear and tear on the moving parts of your HVAC system.

Unusual noises

Aside from the sound of your furnace starting or stopping a cycle, they are generally pretty quiet. If any other sounds beyond the general hum of the heating system occur, call for furnace services. This includes banging, squealing, rumbling, and other odd noises.

Odd smells

Odd odors from your furnace can be a health and safety issue and impact your indoor air quality. Any smell that you can detect should be investigated immediately by one of our expert furnace technicians. If the monitor goes off for CO2, vacate the building and call for an emergency HVAC system service call.

HVAC system runs constantly

When the system runs constantly, it is generating excess energy waste and overheating the house. A heating services call is an easy way to isolate the problem and get the unit back to working order.

Thermostat not working

Your thermostat is the little gauge that tells the furnace to start or stop. When it is not working, neither is the furnace. If you’re having trouble with your thermostat, contact our HVAC technicians for HVAC services.

Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?

Whether you should repair or replace your furnace is a tough question. You don’t want to replace it too soon and lose any life that it may still have. You also don’t want to put off furnace installation to the point where it becomes unreliable and costly. Below are some situations where it may be better to go with a new furnace or repair your heating system.

It’s better to repair your furnace when…

The cost of the repair is small or when the unit is still under warranty. It is also a good indication that there is plenty of life left in the system if this is one of its first breakdowns. So, if the unit has been very reliable, repair it. Also, if the unit is not that old and the repair is relatively minor, we recommend having the system repaired.

It’s better to replace your furnace when…

It’s over 10 years old and it begins to break down more often. As HVAC systems become less reliable, they should be replaced. If there is a poor history of maintenance and the system is beginning to break down, it’s better to have a new HVAC system installed. Putting your hard-earned money toward the purchase of a new system instead of frequent repairs is a smart investment.

Enroll in Ravinia’s Home Care Club Maintenance Program

Ravinia Plumbing offers a Home Care Club and maintenance agreements program. The program is our way of saying thank you to our loyal Buffalo Grove customers while helping you take care of your heating system and air conditioner. When you opt for our maintenance agreements you receive discounts on regular and emergency services for heating and air conditioning repair, priority service status, and other discounts that add value to your Buffalo Grove, IL heating and cooling relationship with Ravinia. As your trusted HVAC contractor, we offer you honesty and accurate work that is efficient and affordable.

Find out more about our maintenance agreements by talking with our service technicians.

Contact Ravinia Plumbing Today for High-Quality Furnace Repairs in Buffalo Grove, IL

As your heating experts in Buffalo Grove, IL, we invite you to read our reviews and then contact us to schedule service. We are here to answer your questions, provide a service quote, or schedule a service call.